Both Wright brothers are showcased on a high quality 1878 Boston Red Stockings cabinet card that’s expected to sell for a strong price next month.
Modern Sports Card News
2019 Topps Heritage High Number baseball will put a bow on the popular franchise for this year with fresh cards of rookies and free agents who changed teams.
Over three dozen 19th century baseball cards emerge from a Long Island estate. Read about ‘The North Fork Find.’
He looks to be a potential superstar in the making and Upper Deck has secured 17-year-old Quebec native Alexis Lafrenière to a new exclusive contract.
Sports Memorabilia News
Six jerseys worn in this year’s NBA All-Star Game sold for over $20,000 but LeBron and Steph Curry remain far ahead of the pack in terms of buyer interest.
Around the Hobby
Mark Purtell shares the story of his nine-year-old son’s growing love for baseball cards–especially those picturing guys who played 100 years before he was born.
- Freshly Graded 1921 American Caramel Set Takes Over Top Ranking, Heads to SCP Auctions
- Red Sox Bat Collector Co-Hosting Program at Library of Congress
- Notes: Frank Owen Errors; Jerry Hersh Passes; Signed Humboldt Jerseys; Upper Deck Touts Zero Redemption Streak
- Notes: 1st Full-Time Dealer; High-End Vintage Auctions; Fun Card Segments with Murphy, Baldelli
National autograph signers announced; some fresh Ichiro Topps NOW cards; the Gypsy Queen checklist is out; a cool 1920s Negro Leagues photo sells at auction, a 1960s kid laments how he burned up his cards… and Connor McDavid game-used gear up for auction.
What’s Hot in the Shop
Mike’s back with the current hottest sports card products and happy things are going better for hobby shops than his favorite place to ship packages.